Joe Vilas (Schooner), U12767, collision, 1 Oct 1862
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Schooner JO. VILAS, cargo corn, was run into by the propeller EQUATOR, near the North end of the breakwater at Buffalo.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 26, 1863 (Casualty List 1862)
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COLLIDED - The schooner JO. VILAS, laden with corn, when entering the Erie Basin by the lower end of the North Pier, was struck amidships by the propeller EQUATOR, also bound in, making a considerable hole in her side, from the effect of which some of her cargo was wet. She is being discharged by the floating elevator FOSS.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Wednesday, October 8, 1862
Schooner JO VILAS. U. S. No. 12767. oF 149.49 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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- Reason: collision
Hull damage: $2,000
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New York, United States
- William R. McNeil
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